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Grateful Dead Hour no. 1379

Sunday, February 22nd, 2015

Week of February 23, 2015

Part 1 31:12
Grateful Dead 1/11/78 Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles CA
TERRAPIN->
PLAYING IN THE BAND->
JAM

Part 2 24:31
Grateful Dead, Dave’s Picks vol. 13 (2/24/74)
US BLUES
Jerry Garcia Band, GarciaLive Vol 1 (3/1/80)
RUSSIAN LULLABY

Support for the Grateful Dead Hour cones this week from The Capitol Theatre and Garcia’s in Port Chester, New York.? Southern-rock luminaries North Mississippi Allstars and Anders Osborne become N.M.O. at The Cap on February 27. Americana duo Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams perform at Garcia’s as part of a monthly “Road to Mountain Jam” music festival kick-off series. Both venues offer acclaimed national and local touring acts weekly. Information and ticketing at thecapitoltheatre.com.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1378

Sunday, February 15th, 2015

Week of February 16, 2015

Part 1 26:19
Grateful Dead 1/11/78 Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles CA
LET IT GROW
~
SAMSON AND DELILAH
SUNRISE

Part 2 28:58
Bruce Hornsby 8/29/95 North Tonawanda NY
LADY WITH A FAN->
I KNOW YOU RIDER

Joe Russo’s Almost Dead 1/23/15 Brooklyn Bowl
FEEL LIKE A STRANGER
Postcards of the Hanging: Grateful Dead Perform the Songs of Bob Dylan
IT TAKES A LOT TO LAUGH, IT TAKES A TRAIN TO CRY

Support for the Grateful Dead Hour comes this week from:

Fare Thee Well, celebrating 50 years of Grateful Dead July 3, 4, and 5 at Soldier Field in Chicago. Bob, Phil, Bill and Mickey will be joined by Trey Anastasio, Bruce Hornsby and Jeff Chimenti. Information on a variety of ticket packages can be found at dead50.net.

The Capitol Theatre and Garcia’s in Port Chester, New York.? H.O.R.D.E. Tour veterans Big Head Todd and the Monsters play The Cap with Strangefolk’s Reid Genauer on February 20. The Pink Floyd Experience will loyally perform Pink Floyd favorites at The Cap on February 21. The Dean Ween Group, featuring Ween’s Mickey Melchiondo will bring energetic hard-rock to Garcia’s on February 18. Music lovers can enjoy a variety of live music at both venues several nights a week. Information and ticketing: thecapitoltheatre.com.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1377

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

Week of February 9, 2015

Part 1 12:14
Grateful Dead 11/1/90 Wembley Arena, London
STANDER ON THE MOUNTAIN
Bob Dylan, Shadows in the Night
THAT LUCKY OLD SUN

Part 2 43:13
Grateful Dead 1/11/78 Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles CA
MINGLEWOOD BLUES
DIRE WOLF
LOOKS LIKE RAIN
THEY LOVE EACH OTHER
BIG RIVER->
EL PASO
BROWN-EYED WOMEN

Support for the Grateful Dead Hour comes this week from:

Fare Thee Well, celebrating 50 years of Grateful Dead July 3, 4, and 5 at Soldier Field in Chicago. Bob, Phil, Bill and Mickey will be joined by Trey Anastasio, Bruce Hornsby, and Jeff Chimenti. Information on a variety of ticket packages can be found at dead50.net.

The Capitol Theatre and Garcia’s in Port Chester, New York.? New Orleans funk authorities Galactic play The Cap on February 13 with Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds. Jerry Garcia Band tribute Cats Under The Stars perform at Garcia’s on February 12. With the aim to bring fans the best in live music and entertainment, events are held almost every night of the week. Information and ticketing at thecapitoltheatre.com.

KPFA AUCTIONS ARE OVER!

Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Bidding ended at noon Pacific time. Any bids placed after that time will be disregarded.

I have a radio show to do this afternoon. I will get all the auctions sorted out and send emails this evening.

If you won an auction, here’s what you do:

Option 1: Use PayPal to send the appropriate amount (or more, of course! KPFA needs all the help we can give her!) to david@trufun.com . Be sure to mark it as a gift/donation so we don’t have to pay a fee for it, and include a reminder of which item you’re paying for and where to send it.

Option 2: make a check or money order payable to KPFA in the amount of your winning bid(s), and mail that check to

Truth and Fun, Inc.
484 Lake Park Ave #102
Oakland CA 946120-2730

Include a reminder of which item you’re paying for and where to send it.

Thank you all! We’ve got well over $3000 for KPFA here!!!

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1376

Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Week of February 2, 2015

Part 1 18:54
Bob Weir and Ratdog, Evening Moods
ASHES AND GLASS
Jerry Garcia Band, Bay Area 1978
LET ME ROLL IT

Part 2 36:29
Grateful Dead 12/5/71 Felt Forum, New York NY
ME AND BOBBY MCGEE
BIG RAILROAD BLUES
MEXICALI BLUES
YOU WIN AGAIN
NOT FADE AWAY->
GOIN’ DOWN THE ROAD FEELING BAD->
NOT FADE AWAY

Support for the Grateful Dead Hour comes this week from:

The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York, celebrating Valentine’s Day weekend with New Orleans funk band Galactic on February 13. Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds’ hip-shaking rhythms will kick off the night. The venue’s nightclub Garcia’s is open several times a week for live music and entertainment. Events, information, and ticketing at .

Fare Thee Well, celebrating 50 years of Grateful Dead July 3, 4, and 5 at Soldier Field in Chicago. Bob, Phil, Bill and Mickey will be joined by Trey Anastasio, Bruce Hornsby and Jeff Chimenti. Information on a variety of ticket packages can be found at dead50.net.

KPFA marathon: links to playlist and auction

Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Here’s the playlist for today’s Grateful Dead marathon

And here’s a link to the auctions!

KPFA auction update

Friday, January 30th, 2015

CURRENT BIDS for the KPFA auction
Last update 11:59pm PST Sat 1/31
DO NOT POST BIDS HERE! – post in the comments section of each item.

Photo by Jim Marshall (Jerry Garcia and Eric Clapton): $500
Jerry Garcia Bobblehead: $180
Postcards of the Hanging w/ bonus disc: $90
Photo by Jim Marshall (Phil Lesh on Haight Street): $275
Photo by Stu Levy (Jerry Garcia 12/31/78): $240
Poster by Kelley and Greene: $200
Photo by Bob Minkin (Jerry Garcia 5/2/87): $250
Photo by Jim Marshall (Jerry Garcia “Dead End”): $300
Laminated pass (Summer 1991): $300
Laminated pass (Fall 1994-Winter 1995): $150
Laminated pass (Summer 1995): $150
Photo of Jerry Garcia 1988 by Marc Franklin: $225
Photo by Bruce Polonsky (Phil Lesh 5/12/74): $50

Click through and place your bids in the comments section of each item.

Auction ends Sunday, February 1, 2015, at noon Pacific time.
Proceeds go to KPFA listener-sponsored radio and the home of Dead to the World (Wednesdays 8-10pm Pacific). Thank you!!

KPFA Marathon 1/31 ( + auction and garage sale)

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

The annual KPFA Grateful Dead marathon is Saturday, January 31, 2015, 9am to 1am Pacific time. Broadcast live on KPFA 94.1 fm in Berkeley and streaming online at kpfa.org, nugs.net, and gdradio.net

Hosts: David Gans and Tim Lynch

  • Rare unreleased Grateful Dead (and related) music!
  • Bill Kreutzmann’s Trypto Band
  • Live music by the T Sisters
  • Highlights from live performances broadcast on Dead to the World!

We’re running an auction right now (bidding closes the day after the marthon: Sun Feb 1 at noon PT). Click here to see a list of all the items – photos, backstage passes, a Jerry Garcia bobblehead, etc. Place your bids in the comments section of each item.

And I’m having a “garage sale” of items left over from previous fund-raisers. Click here for a list of those items. If you see something you like, contact me and I’ll set it aside for you.

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T-shirt designed and produced by Scott “Papa” Lindsey, available in Black or Chamois

Coffee provided by Grateful Beans and Leaves
Chocolate provided by Lillie Belle Farms

Thanks for your help! Papa Lindsey, Sandy Hall, Molly Foehl, Phil Osegueda, Sandy Sonnenfelt, Stuart Steinhardt, Brooke Caputo, Tony Ferro, James Schnitzen, Quincy McCoy, Laura Prives, Jeff Shepherd, Rick Hackett and Meredith Melville, Jack’s Oyster Bar and Seafood House, Bocanova, Gary Lambert, SiriusXM’s Grateful Dead Channel, Una Toibin, Mark Lichtenberger, Chef Jeff Rosen

For KPFA: Audiophile Workingman’s Dead

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

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Our friends at the audiophile music company Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab have donated several copies of Workingman’s Dead on hybrid CD and 180-gram 45rpm vinyl.

The CD will play on regular CD players (and sounds awesome!) as well as SACD players. More info here.

VINYL IS SOLD OUT! THANK YOU!! The vinyl is a 2-disc set, mastered at 45rpm and pressed on high-grade vinyl. More info here.

The CD lists for $29.99; we’re asking a $50 donation to KPFA.

If you are interested in a CD, email me immediately and I’ll set the item aside for you. You’ll need to make a check for the appropriate amount payable to KPFA and send it to Truth and Fun, Inc., 484 Lake Park Ave. #102, Oakland CA 94610-2730

Here’s the info about the marathon.

DG interview on NPR’s Here & Now

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

I just did an interview for the Thursday, January 29 edition of NPR’s Here & Now. We talked about Saturday’s KPFA Grateful Dead Marathon and (spoiler alert!!) we played a few clips from the shows I am planning to play during the broadcast.

Here is a link to the piece.